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The Doctors and Services in Medicare Part B

How This Provider Compares

This Provider

Avg in State & Specialty

Providers in this state and specialty were reimbursed, on average, $370 per patient in 2015.
They performed about 7 services per patient. Here’s how this provider compares.

Number of
Patients
636
Rank: 22nd
out of 230 providers in this state & specialty
Services
Performed
4,306
Rank: 35th
out of 230 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Services
Per Patient
6.8 This Provider
Avg 6.9
Total Paid
by Medicare
$259K
Rank: 30th
out of 230 providers in this state & specialty
Avg Paid
Per Patient
$407 This Provider
Avg $370

Note: About 12% of this provider’s Medicare payments were for drugs administered in his office.
This is intended to reimburse the provider for purchasing the drugs, plus an additional percentage for overhead.

How This Provider’s Patients Compare

Doctors often say their patients are sicker or more complex than those of their peers. The measure displayed below, used by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, takes into account patients’ characteristics to estimate whether they are expected to have above-average Medicare spending. It considers patients’ age, sex, diagnoses from the past year and other factors. This provider’s score below takes into account all of his Part B patients.

This Provider's Services

This provider performed 134 different services in 2015
(99 were redacted as they were performed on less than 11 patients)

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Drug Services
Medical Services
CATEGORY
Description of Service
Times Performed (or Units) This Service's Rank Patients Unique Visits
Per Patient
Billed to Medicare Payments from Medicare
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 15 minutes ×

Service Code: 99213
Performed in an office
659
times performed,
15% of his services

1st 2nd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

357
patients got this service, 56% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.8)
$98,191.00an average of $149.00 per time performed $33,661.72
an average of $51.08 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule +

Aspiration and/or injection of large joint or joint capsule ×

Service Code: 20610
Performed in an office
478
times performed,
11% of his services

2nd 5th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

219
patients got this service, 34% of his patients
2.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$112,325.22an average of $234.99 per time performed $23,235.58
an average of $48.61 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 80 mg

Service Code: J1040
Performed in an office
327
times performed,
8% of his services

3rd 21st

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

198
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$9,156.00an average of $28.00 per time performed $1,651.35
an average of $5.05 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient, visit typically 25 minutes ×

Service Code: 99214
Performed in an office
311
times performed,
7% of his services

4th 6th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

255
patients got this service, 40% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$72,152.00an average of $232.00 per time performed $23,017.11
an average of $74.01 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 3... +

New patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 30 minutes ×

Service Code: 99203
Performed in an office
256
times performed,
6% of his services

5th 11th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

256
patients got this service, 40% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$69,888.00an average of $273.00 per time performed $19,046.40
an average of $74.40 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 4 or more views

Service Code: 73564
Performed in an office
249
times performed,
6% of his services

6th 20th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

199
patients got this service, 31% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$25,149.00an average of $101.00 per time performed $6,884.85
an average of $27.65 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Hyaluronan or derivative, hyalgan or supartz, for intra-a... +

Hyaluronan or derivative, hyalgan or supartz, for intra-articular injection, per dose ×

Service Code: J7321
Performed in an office
173
times performed,
4% of his services

7th 25th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

38
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
3.9
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 3.7)
$65,221.00an average of $377.00 per time performed $11,587.54
an average of $66.98 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of pelvis, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 72170
Performed in an office
119
times performed,
3% of his services

8th 16th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

88
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$9,416.47an average of $79.13 per time performed $2,170.56
an average of $18.24 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of shoulder, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73030
Performed in an office
119
times performed,
3% of his services

9th 12th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

87
patients got this service, 14% of his patients
1.3
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$10,354.19an average of $87.01 per time performed $2,327.64
an average of $19.56 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typ... +

Established patient office or other outpatient visit, typically 10 minutes ×

Service Code: 99212
Performed in an office
117
times performed,
3% of his services

10th 8th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

103
patients got this service, 16% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.5)
$12,402.00an average of $106.00 per time performed $3,322.80
an average of $28.40 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Hyaluronan or derivative, orthovisc, for intra-articular ... +

Hyaluronan or derivative, orthovisc, for intra-articular injection, per dose ×

Service Code: J7324
Performed in an office
110
times performed,
3% of his services

11th 58th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

34
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
2.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 2.9)
$55,770.00an average of $507.00 per time performed $14,821.40
an average of $134.74 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 3 views

Service Code: 73562
Performed in an office
100
times performed,
2% of his services

12th 10th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

53
patients got this service, 8% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$8,900.00an average of $89.00 per time performed $2,322.00
an average of $23.22 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of lower and sacral spine, 2 or 3 views

Service Code: 72100
Performed in an office
79
times performed,
2% of his services

13th 17th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

79
patients got this service, 12% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$8,216.00an average of $104.00 per time performed $1,864.40
an average of $23.60 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of wrist, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73110
Performed in an office
72
times performed,
2% of his services

14th 27th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

35
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.6)
$5,710.32an average of $79.31 per time performed $1,773.36
an average of $24.63 per time performed
drug
TEMPORARY CODES

Low osmolar contrast material, 200-299 mg/ml iodine conce... +

Low osmolar contrast material, 200-299 mg/ml iodine concentration, per ml ×

Service Code: Q9966
Performed in an office
69
times performed,
2% of his services

15th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in LA perform this service

33
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$103.50an average of $1.50 per time performed $9.66
an average of $0.14 per time performed
medical
CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample +

Insertion of needle into vein for collection of blood sample ×

Service Code: 36415
Performed in an office
56
times performed,
1% of his services

16th 57th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

46
patients got this service, 7% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,288.00an average of $23.00 per time performed $162.40
an average of $2.90 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of foot, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73630
Performed in an office
49
times performed,
1% of his services

17th 24th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

23
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
2.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$3,969.00an average of $81.00 per time performed $980.00
an average of $20.00 per time performed
drug
DRUGS

Injection, methylprednisolone acetate, 40 mg

Service Code: J1030
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
0.88% of his services

18th 9th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

35
patients got this service, 6% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$646.00an average of $17.00 per time performed $103.36
an average of $2.72 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of hand, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73130
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
0.88% of his services

19th 28th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

25
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.4
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$3,078.00an average of $81.00 per time performed $775.58
an average of $20.41 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of knee, 1 or 2 views

Service Code: 73560
Performed in an office
38
times performed,
0.88% of his services

20th 13th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

21
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.8
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$3,078.00an average of $81.00 per time performed $741.38
an average of $19.51 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ankle, minimum of 3 views

Service Code: 73610
Performed in an office
36
times performed,
0.84% of his services

21st 22nd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

24
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.5
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.7)
$2,916.00an average of $81.00 per time performed $796.32
an average of $22.12 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Blood test, basic group of blood chemicals

Service Code: 80048
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
0.81% of his services

22nd 75th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

32
patients got this service, 5% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$1,295.00an average of $37.00 per time performed $378.70
an average of $10.82 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of elbow, 2 views

Service Code: 73070
Performed in an office
35
times performed,
0.81% of his services

23rd 55th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

22
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.6
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$2,660.00an average of $76.00 per time performed $658.00
an average of $18.80 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Radiological supervision and interpretation x-ray of shou... +

Radiological supervision and interpretation x-ray of shoulder joint ×

Service Code: 73040
Performed in an office
32
times performed,
0.74% of his services

24th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in LA perform this service

25
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$7,840.00an average of $245.00 per time performed $2,136.32
an average of $66.76 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Injection of dye for x-ray imaging of shoulder joint

Service Code: 23350
Performed in an office
27
times performed,
0.63% of his services

25th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in LA perform this service

25
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$16,960.05an average of $628.15 per time performed $2,402.19
an average of $88.97 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Repair of knee joint

Service Code: 27447
Performed in a facility
25
times performed,
0.58% of his services

26th 30th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

23
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$104,225.00an average of $4,169.00 per time performed $26,965.00
an average of $1,078.60 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

Imaging for bone length assessment

Service Code: 77073
Performed in an office
23
times performed,
0.53% of his services

27th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in LA perform this service

23
patients got this service, 4% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,024.00an average of $88.00 per time performed $506.23
an average of $22.01 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Removal of one knee cartilage using an endoscope

Service Code: 29881
Performed in a facility
20
times performed,
0.46% of his services

28th 103rd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

19
patients got this service, 3% of his patients
1.1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$33,740.00an average of $1,687.00 per time performed $8,080.20
an average of $404.01 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of ribs of one side of body, minimum of 2 views

Service Code: 73510
Performed in an office
15
times performed,
0.35% of his services

29th 14th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

13
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1.2
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.4)
$1,410.00an average of $94.00 per time performed $393.45
an average of $26.23 per time performed
medical
RADIOLOGY

X-ray of spine of neck, 2 or 3 views

Service Code: 72040
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.33% of his services

30th 32nd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.2)
$1,344.00an average of $96.00 per time performed $314.16
an average of $22.44 per time performed
medical
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, p... +

Complete blood cell count (red cells, white blood cell, platelets), automated test ×

Service Code: 85025
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.33% of his services

31st 67th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.1)
$840.00an average of $60.00 per time performed $145.18
an average of $10.37 per time performed
medical
PROCEDURES

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health ... +

Physician certification for medicare-covered home health services under a home health plan of care (patient not present), including contacts with home health agency and review of reports of patient status required by physicians to affirm the initial imple ×

Service Code: G0180
Performed in an office
14
times performed,
0.33% of his services

32nd 63rd

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

14
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,478.00an average of $177.00 per time performed $555.66
an average of $39.69 per time performed
medical
TEMPORARY CODES

Cast supplies, short arm cast, adult (11 years +), fiberg... +

Cast supplies, short arm cast, adult (11 years +), fiberglass ×

Service Code: Q4010
Performed in an office
12
times performed,
0.28% of his services

33rd 128th

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1.3)
$1,920.00an average of $160.00 per time performed $181.80
an average of $15.15 per time performed
medical
EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per... +

Initial hospital inpatient care, typically 30 minutes per day ×

Service Code: 99221
Performed in a facility
12
times performed,
0.28% of his services

34th 61st

most performed service for this provider most performed service in this state & specialty

12
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
(Peers: 1)
$2,964.00an average of $247.00 per time performed $952.80
an average of $79.40 per time performed
medical
MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM

Application of cast, elbow to finger (short arm)

Service Code: 29075
Performed in an office
11
times performed,
0.26% of his services

35th Alert 634c0670e9b0f4e97fc9f1e1f07be123ffeab88a9de548d41da5a24a8f6054bd

most performed service for this provider 5 or fewer providers in this specialty in LA perform this service

11
patients got this service, 2% of his patients
1
average number of visits a patient made for this service
$2,409.00an average of $219.00 per time performed $724.46
an average of $65.86 per time performed

Office Visits

Medicare reimburses office visits using a five-point scale, with five being the most intensive and costly. The chart below shows what percentage of this provider’s office visits were reimbursed at each level. A higher than average proportion of costly visits is not necessarily an indication of a problem, but it may be worth asking about.

Hover over each slice to see percentage breakdown.

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Notes: Medicare redacted this data for any services provided to fewer than 11 patients. The contact information listed above is the most current we have for this provider. The services listed on this page may have been delivered at a previous address or as part of a different practice.

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Sources: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, National Plan and Provider Enumeration System, American Medical Association

Services that begin with a letter come from CMS. All other codes and descriptions of the medical procedures are from the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set, copyright 2015 American Medical Association. All rights reserved. Where practical, AMA’s consumer friendly translation of the CPT descriptor was used. ProPublica has received permission from the AMA to use these codes on this site.

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